Cookies are short pieces of data that are sent to users computers when they visit a website. On later visits, this data is then returned to that website. Cookies allow to recognize users automatically whenever their visit the website so that the user experience can be personalized and improved. Users can configure their internet browser to alert them to the reception of cookies, thus affording them the possibility of deciding whether to accept the cookies in question or not.
You can modify your browser settings to decline cookies. In order to do so, you simply need to access the Help section of your preferred browser’s toolbar. In some browsers you can set up rules to manage cookies on a site-to-site basis which gives you more control over your privacy.
When you change the cookie setting you may not be able to see certain sections of the website or they may not function properly. The main purpose of cookies is to store your preferences allowing the site to offer you a better service.
The Cookies We Use
There are different kind of cookies that allow a website to recognize a first time user or the language preferences among other things. Any cookie, however, has the same functionality, to store information to improve your user experience. A cookie simply remembers your preferences.
Some of the cookies we use include:
- A technical cookie: This one allows the user to navigate through our website and make use of the different services offered in our platform. For example, it will save information about your registration if you abandon it.
- A personalization cookie: allows the user to access our service with certain predefined characteristics about your browser preferences. For example, it allows us to recognize your preferred language.
- An analytical cookie: they are used by us or by third parties and they allow us to quantify the number of users and measure how they behave online. These cookies inform us of how a user responds to our service and as a result we can work on improving the site.
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